Cortines, Zimmer reaffirm safety plans at LA Unified schools
In the wake of the mass shooting yesterday in San Bernardino, both LAUSD school superintendent Ramon Cortines and school board president Steve Zimmer today reaffirmed the district’s commitment to safety at local schools. In a statement, Cortines emphasized, “Every building and school within this District has a safety plan in place.” Zimmer pointed out that extra support...
By Mike Szymanski | December 3, 2015
Public Dislikes Common Core Standards, Says New Gallup Poll
The new Common Core State Standards, now being phased in by California and 44 other states, are getting low grades from the American public, according to the 45th edition of the PDK/Gallup Poll of the Public’s Attitudes Toward the Public Schools, the longest-running survey of American attitudes on education. “Americans’ mistrust of standardized tests and...
By LA School Report | August 21, 2013